By Anita Ginsburg During any season when you need to use your furnace, the last thing you want is to have it malfunction. The thing is, even if you schedule regular maintenance and keep your unit clean, there are still some issues that can go from bad to worse quickly. Here are four common furnace issues that are more dangerous than you may think: Dirty Air Filters Although...

In January, RISMedia named some 300 real estate professionals as 2020 Real Estate Newsmakers. Each of these individuals—separated into eight categories—was either nominated by you, the RISMedia reader, or chosen by our editors. These people made great contributions within their own communities and the industry as a whole. They've dedicated their lives to a better...

By Brooke Chaplan Having a swimming pool increases the value of your home, but renovations to the pool can add even more value. Like anything else, pools can be updated and improved to maximize their appeal to potential buyers and to boost the benefits they provide to current residents. Here are four of the best ways to add value to a swimming pool when you renovate...

In his role as owner and CEO of The Anderson Group Real Estate Services, Josh Anderson feels blessed to have the opportunity to continue giving back to the Nashville community through the group's own nonprofit, RE:home. Founded in 2015, RE:home provides home improvement services to local homeowners who are unable to make the improvements themselves. A portion of...

By Marion Weiler Often, when in crisis, we ask ourselves, "why me?" or "why now?" But perhaps the question should be "why not me?" "Why me?" puts us in the position of being a victim, and more often than not, it prohibits us from moving forward in a constructive way. On the contrary, "Why not me?" empowers us to identify new avenues for growth and the opportunity...

During these uncertain times, being a trusted advisor to your clients is more important than ever. Coldwell Banker's Virtual Education Expo was created in this spirit and, because all real estate professionals are facing the same challenges now, the company decided to provide the lessons beyond their walls. The Virtual Education Expo equips agents with the tools,...

Ariana Loucas
REALTOR®
RE/MAX Allegiance
Washington, D.C. Region Served: D.C. Metro Area
Years in Real Estate: 14
Number of Offices: 15
Number of Agents: 300 Why is it so important for agents to use video in their marketing and communications?
Technology is always evolving, and agents need to do the same. While photos...

For real estate agents and brokers, it's easy to get swept up in the constant news cycles and lose focus during this pandemic. That being said, now is the time to find the opportunity that always lies within chaos. During Forward Coaching's recent webinar—"How to THRIVE in Chaos!"—panelists Debbie De Grote, co-founder and CEO of Forward Coaching; Vince Leisey,...

In January, RISMedia named some 300 real estate professionals as 2020 Real Estate Newsmakers. Each of these individuals—separated into eight categories—was either nominated by you, the RISMedia reader, or chosen by our editors. These people made great contributions within their own communities and the industry as a whole. They've dedicated their lives to a better...

Getting ready for a move is a stressful enough situation. Moving out of state brings with it extra issues you need to deal with. Things can start to get complicated when you're making a long-distance move, so here is a moving checklist to help you prepare: Hiring Movers You'll need to be careful when choosing the right moving company to use. It's an expensive cost...